USS Cowpens
"The Mighty Moo"
USS Cowpens (CG 63) hosted 120 sixth grade students from Yokosuka Middle School as a part of Team Cowpens 

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan (February 25, 2011) – The USS Cowpens (CG 63) hosted 120 sixth grade students from Yokosuka Middle School as a part of Team Cowpens.  Team Cowpens is a relationship between Cowpens and Yokosuka Middle School where Sailors often visit the school or host students.  This gives the students a better understanding of their parents’ duties and live in the Navy.  Cowpens is a Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser assigned to the George Washington Strike Group and currently undergoing maintenance in Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Fire Controlman 3rd Class Tamala Baker)
Cowpens Receives Project Good Neighbor Award 
By Ensign Christopher Lowe, USS Cowpens Public Affairs  
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Sailors of the USS Cowpens (CG 63) were pleased to hear that through their hard work in the community, they had received the Project Good Neighbor Award for Medium Sea Command for 2010.

The Project Good Neighbor Award recognizes the best year-round volunteer-supported program or special project that promotes outreach activities throughout the year to establish and restore hope to the community.

“I like volunteering and am really glad that we got recognized for this award. It gives you a good feeling when you help people out and when something like this comes around, you definitely feel like you’re doing a lot.” said Ensign Demarkus Brown.

Cowpens is a Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser assigned to the George Washington Strike Group and currently undergoing maintenance in Yokosuka, Japan.
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